Home Staging and Styling Blog

The Home Staging and Styling Blog concentrates on bringing you the latest home staging tips, tricks and hacks.  It is a resource for inspiration, ideas and content on how to stage your home as well as how to create and grow a home staging business. We hope you love our top tips, ideas and resources for home staging.

What makes good home staging stock?

By Naomi / November 14, 2012

For some professional home stagers, especially those in regional centres, home staging “stock” or hire furniture is an essential part of their business.  But…

Get ready for 2013

By Naomi / November 14, 2012

With the silly season fast approaching and everyone starting to get busier and busier with their social calendar filling up and the school year…

10 Common home presentation mistakes

By Naomi / November 13, 2012

Though your house may look and feel good to you, it won’t necessarily to others, regardless of what your friends tell you. Here’s 10…

Welcome to the members only blog

By Naomi Findley / September 30, 2012

Welcome to the first blog on the members only section of the International Institute of Home Staging.   Similar to the open IIHS blog this…

6 Survival Tips in the Real Estate Market

By Naomi Findley / September 29, 2012

When putting a house on the market most sellers do it with a goal in mind. The goal consists of two things, the time…

How to bring the light in

By Naomi Findley / September 27, 2012

One of the biggest things that can turn a buyer off other than smoke and pet smells is a dark and cold property.  Allowing…

5 reasons why it is inappropriate to show an empty room to the buyers

By Naomi Findley / September 23, 2012

1. If there is nothing in the room, it is difficult to comprehend the scale of the room, so even a large space may…

Great on trend linen to stage your home

By Naomi Findley / September 20, 2012

Two key aspects to staging a home for sale are neutralizing or de personalizing the home and also incorporating some on trend accessories  and soft…